When it comes to creativity, Minecraft is one name. Here you are free it makes the things that you have always dreamt of, but couldn’t due to lack of resources. From a tiny needle to a majestic palace, Minecraft allows you to design and make everything you want. A fishing rod is one of those many things that you can build from the scratch.
Now you must probably be thinking, why on earth do you need a fishing rod in Minecraft? Well, to go fishing! Of course.
For the pro players, making a fishing rod is not a big deal at all, yet the newcomers might find it a bit confusing to make it in the start. So if you are a Minecraft beginner and are looking for the right way to make a fishing rod, then you have landed at the right place.
Here, we’re gonna walk you through the detailed process of making a fishing rod in Minecraft right from the scratch. So stay with us till the very last line.
Before hopping on the making procedure, let’s first make sure you have the right platform or version of Minecraft to make a fishing rod. The following versions support the fishing rod:
- Education Edition
- Bedrock Edition
- PlayStation Edition
- Java Edition
Materials You Need to Make a Fishing Rod
Once you ensure that the platform you have is already supporting the fishing rod, now you have to gather the required materials to make the fishing rod. You’re not gonna need too many things for it as it is a simple two-ingredient recipe. Following are the materials you need to get started:
- 3 pieces of sticks (you can get the sticks by crafting the wooden blocks in the crafting menu)
- 2 balls of strings ( you can make the strings by killing the spiders and obtaining their web)
Apart from these, you’re also gonna need a few helping materials like that of the crafting table, woodblocks, furnace, etc.
Making a Fishing Rod – A Step by Step Procedure
Gathered aside all the required materials, now start making the fishing rod by following these steps.
Step 1: Press the ‘E’ key in the Java Edition of Minecraft or the respective keys for other versions to open the crafting menu.
Step 2: Select the Crafting table from the menu.
Step 3: Place the Crafting table on the ground
Step 4: Now tap, or in some cases double-tap the crafting table to open its interface.
Step 5: Choose the 3X3 grid of the crafting table to make the fishing rod.
Step 6: Now, from the equipment table, choose the Fishing rod that you’re going to make.
Step 7: Start putting the materials in the crafting grid according to the following positions. Make sure all the materials are placed in the exact position as mentioned below:
- Place one stick in the third box of the first row
- Place the other stick in the second box of the second row.
- Place the last stick in the first box of the third row
- In the end, place both strings in the last boxes of the second and third-row respectively.
Step 8: Once all the materials are placed in their right positions, the fishing rod will appear on its own. Now you can easily add it to your inventory as you do with other things to activate and use it.
Different Uses of Fishing Rod
You may think that the fishing rod is used only for one purpose, but you’ll be delighted yet surprised to know that there are many other uses of fishing rods apart from just one. So let’s have a look at the different things which you can do with the help of a fishing rod:
- The first use of a fishing rod is fishing, you can catch different things while fishing i.e. fish, treasure, or junk.
- The fishing rod can also act as fuel when smelting things in a furnace.
- You can also hook other entities like eggs, crystals, paintings, etc.